Seattle Mariners vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 05-21-2023 MLB Picks

Chris RuffoloMay 21, 2023
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The Seattle Mariners and the Atlanta Braves meet in MLB action from Truist Park on Sunday. Let’s dive into the odds, starting pitching matchup, history and make a prediction for this game.


This game is lined as a coin flip with -110 odds on both sides. The total for this game is set at 9 runs.

Starting Pitching Matchup

George Kirby will start for the Mariners here and is 5-2 with a 2.45 ERA and 41 strikeouts this season. Jared Shuster will start for the Braves and is 0-2 with a 7.24 ERA and 8 strikeouts this season.

Matchup History

Seattle’s 7-3 win on Saturday made it three wins in the last four head-to-head meetings over the Braves in this matchup.


Seattle is 3-7 in their last 10 Sunday games and 5-2 in their last 7 games against a team with a left-handed starter while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 games following a win. Atlanta is 54-23 in their last 77 home games and 3-7 in their last 10 games against the AL West while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 games overall.


I’m backing the over here. I like George Kirby, but the Braves are swinging such a hot bat right now that it’s really hard to blindly ignore. On the other side, the Mariners haven’t been lighting the world on fire offensively, but I think they can get to Jared Shuster for a few runs here and give us some fireworks to close things out on Sunday.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick:Over 9
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